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“This is just about as high as it’s going to get” – TVA River Forcast Center

February 14, 2020

KNOXVILLE – Today’s conference call from the River Forecast Center brought some reassuring news for people living in low-lying areas near the Tennessee River. James Everett, Senior Manager of the River Forecast Center, told news media outlets that Pickwick and Kentucky Lakes, along with the tributary dams, which hold most of the excess water from […]

TVA River Flooding Update – Flows reduced but Pickwick still rising

February 11, 2020

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Valley Authority River Forecast Center this morning in a media conference call said that even though today (Tuesday) will see a lull in rainfall, more weather is expected to move through the river system’s area again tomorrow. James Everett, Senior Manager of the River Forecast Center, told news media outlets that […]

306 BBQ and Smokin’ Jalapeno Ready for Opening On February 11- PHOTOS

February 10, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS-Housed in the newly renovated Avalon building located at 400 Avalon Avenue, 306 BBQ and Smokin’ Jalapeno feature fast-casual dining for lunch and dinner as well as a full bar.  In advance of the grand opening set for Tuesday February 11 at 11AM  for these two great places to eat Southern Hospitality Holdings held […]

Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire Departments 42nd Annual Awards Banquet – EVENT PHOTOS

February 10, 2020

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-On Saturday, Febrauary 8 Lauderdale County Volunteer Fire Departments held a banquet and awards presentation to honor their own.  Awards were presented to some of Lauderdale County’s finest.  The food was good and the fellowship was just awesome.  Musical entertainment provided by Mark Narmore and Lenny Leblanc. Robert Walker and the Zip City Volunteer […]

TVA Controlled Burn At Native Plant Garden To Remove Privet

January 10, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Thursday, January 9 TVA held a controlled burn at the Native Plant Garden on the TVA trail in Muscle Shoals.  The burn was held to clear the privet. According to Senior Program Manager /Natural Resource for West Operation, Damien Simbeck told QCDNews that this time of the year is best for removing privet […]

Annual Veterans Day Banquet Long-Hodges-Lowe Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary Post 8640

November 11, 2019

SHEFFIELD-On Saturday night, November 9 Long-Hodges-Lowe VFW and Auxiliary Post 8640 held their annual Veterans Day Banquet to honor those who served. The Keynote Speaker was Col. Authur D. Graves who packed the house and  gave a rousing speech urging everyone to take that “extra” step.  The ladies of the 8640 Auxiliary provided the evening […]

Arc of The Shoals Annual Awards Banquet – EVENT PHOTOS

November 10, 2019

THE SHOALS-On Friday, November 9 the Arc of the Shoals held their annual awards banquet and Thanksgiving dinner at Crosspoint Church.   Everyone enjoyed the fellowship and cheering on the award winners and the food was just great as usual. The Quad Cities Daily was asked to be part of this heart warming fun event and […]

33rd Annual Ren Faire Crowned A Winner – EVENT PHOTOS

October 28, 2019

FLORENCE-On  4th weekend every October the Alabama Renaissance Faire comes to Wilson Park.  Wilson Park in Florence transforms into Fountain-on-the-Green. “Faire-goers celebrate their favorite time periods from the 12th through the mid-17th centuries, as Vikings hobnob with Buccaneers and fairies frolic with pirates.”  This year was no exception and the rain could not stop the […]

Muscle Shoals Recordings Record Label Launch Party At Wishbone Studios – EVENT PHOTOS

October 16, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Tuesday, October 16 Mike O’Rear hosted a launch party for the new record label “Muscle Shoals Recordings” friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration and listen to a few songs. The music video for the first release for “Muscle Shoals Recodings” is a song by Singer/songwriter Billy Lawson…Lawson’s  song […]

Polly Averhart Celebrates Her 105th Birthday Today – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Happy Birthday to a special Sheffield lady.  Ms. Polly Averhart celebrates her 105th birthday today, Tuesday, October 8…but the party and celebration of Polly’s life took place at her home in Sheffield on Sunday. Friends and family (6 generations) were on hand to help celebrate the life of Ms. Averhart.  Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford presented […]

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